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Anonymous

07 Feb 2020

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How do I invest in index funds (NOT ETFs), tracking indexes like the S&P500 or the MSCI World index in Singapore?

How do I invest in index funds (NOT ETFs), tracking indexes like the S&P500 or the MSCI World index in Singapore?

AMA Christopher Tan

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What are your thoughts?

Cheap ETFs are (mostly) the better solution, also tradable during all opening hours of the exchange. cost reducing is so important.

my thinking:

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Luke Ho

Luke Ho

07 Jun 2019

Founder and Director at CFX Money Maverick Pte Ltd

The average index fund all-in expense is actually around 0.4 - 0.7% (Source: SPIVA) so I think its okay if you want an index fund at that expense ratio.

I would personally prefer index funds to ETFs because they force you to commit, lower tracking error amongst other benefits, even with a little bit more fees. Not easy to get though, as described below.

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Christopher Tan

Christopher Tan

07 Jun 2019

CEO at Providend Ltd

Hi Anonymous, thank you for your question. It all depends on whether you are an accredited investor ...

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